Rezha Julio

The Hard Coded Chemist

Fix GDM Service Can't be Enabled on Arch Linux

2016-02-11
Today I just changing my desktop environtment from XFCE to Gnome 3. However GDM service always failed to be enabled. Everytime I ran sudo systemctl enable gdm, it always return Failed to execute operation: File exists. This caused by another display manager still enabled, but I don’t know which one. Fortunately, running sudo systemctl enable gdm -f will force GDM to be enabled and another display manager will be disabled. Continue reading